William Buzz Clarence Isbister

Brief Life History of William Buzz Clarence

When William Buzz Clarence Isbister was born on 17 March 1880, in Petrolia, Lambton, Ontario, Canada, his father, Adam Isbister, was 33 and his mother, Margaret Carroll, was 27. He lived in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1930 and Detroit Ward 16, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1940. He died on 27 January 1952, in Eloise, Wayne, Michigan, United States, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

Adam Isbister
Margaret Carroll
John Isbister
Lilly Bell Isbister
Lilian Maude Isbister
Mabel Isbister
William Buzz Clarence Isbister
Alice Isbister
Malcolm Isbister
James Isbister

Sources (10)

  • Buzz C Isbister in household of Mabel Anderson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William Buzz Clarence Isbister, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • William Clarence Isbister, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

1883 · Mining Boom

In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.

1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

Scottish (Orkney): habitational name from any of several places in the Orkneys and Shetlands named Isbister, all of which contain Old Norse bólstathr ‘farm’ as the second element.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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